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A.J. SPAGNUOLO BECOMES 4TH DIFFERENT LATE MODEL WINNER IN 1ST 5 RACES AT TYLER COUNTY UNDER THE HOVIS RUSH BANNER; JASON KNOWLES, BILL HOLMES & CHRIS FLEMING ARE ALL NEW WINNERS IN NY RUSH LATE MODELS

By Marcie Barlow (Pulaski, PA)...After several wet and dreary weekends in the region, the Hovis Auto & Truck Supply RUSH Racing Series divisions presented by Born2Run Lubricants were welcomed by warmer temperatures and lots of exciting action this past weekend. In weekly RUSH Late Model action, Michael Duritsky, Jr. continued his winning ways in 2022 as he scored the opening night victo...

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‘GLAD IT’S OVER’: Bailes Overcomes 17-Point Deficit to Win Xtreme Series Title at Cherokee

GAFFNEY, SC – March 26, 2022 – Coming into the final race of the winter season, Ross Bailes faced an uphill battle unlike few he’s seen before in the seat of a Super Late Model. Staring into the face of defiance, not once did he flinch. Seventeen points stood between he the 2021-22 Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series championship going into Saturday night’s Rock Gault Memorial final...

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VIPER STRIKE: Blair Grabs 2022 Rock Gault Memorial at Cherokee

GAFFNEY, SC– March 27, 2022 – While a World of Outlaws CASE Construction Equipment Feature win slipped through Max Blair’s fingers Friday night, he wouldn’t let his inexperience cost him another victory at Cherokee Speedway.   The Centerville, PA driver took what he learned Friday and used it to his advantage, leading the final 43 laps to win the second annual Rock Gault Memor...

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WRAPPER’S DELIGHT: Collins Declared Winner at Lavonia After Dixon Weighs Light

LAVONIA, GA – Feb. 26, 2022 – He crossed the finish line second, but Kenny Collins left Lavonia Speedway Saturday night a first-time winner with the Drydene Xtreme DIRTcar Series. Polesitter Brent Dixon led all 40 laps of the Feature but weighed-in 20 pounds light at the scales in post-race procedures, disqualifying him and handing the $5,000 victory over to Col...

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GATOR SMOKE: Madden grabs DIRTcar Nationals win, Moran Crowned Big Gator Champion

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 20, 2022 – Chris Madden knew he couldn’t play it safe Saturday night at Volusia Speedway Park. As the Gray Court, SC driver’s chances to win dwindled, he decided to seize an opportunity. Madden ran fourth during the first 10 laps before taking a risk that led to reward. He thundered to the top of the Volusia clay, picking off Mike Marlar and Max Blair to get to sec...

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BLUE COLLAR MAN: Erb grabs first DIRTcar Nationals win at Volusia

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 18, 2022 – NASCAR Cup Series Champion Alan Kulwicki once said, “In every aspect of life, have a game plan and do your best to achieve it.” Dennis Erb Jr. knew he had to master Turns 1 and 2 if he wanted a gator. He wasted no time executing his game plan, thundering past Frank Heckenast Jr. in the middle of the Volusia Speedway Park surface. It’s a lead he’d neve...

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RETURN OF THE MAC: McDowell Scores Second World of Outlaws Win of 2022 at Volusia

BARBERVILLE, FL– February 17, 2022 – Only one word describes Dale McDowell’s 2022 season—emotional. Less than a month after the Chickamauga, GA driver opened the season with a win at Sunshine Nationals, he backed it up with another one Thursday night at Volusia Speedway Park. McDowell outran Devin Moran and Darrell Lanigan in the final 10 laps to earn his first Gator trophy since 2018. Te...

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SEXY SURVIVAL: Overton holds on for Second Career DIRTcar Nationals win

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 16, 2022 – Brandon Overton’s clock was ticking Wednesday night. As the laps wound down at Volusia Speedway Park, so did the life of the engine inside his Longhorn Chassis. Luckily for “Big Sexy,” his clock didn’t strike midnight. The engine held up long enough to take the checkered flag for his second career DIRTcar Nationals win. Overton wasn’t sure he’d mak...

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THIS ONE’S FOR LEON: Gustin Wins Emotional DIRTcar Nationals Feature

BARBERVILLE, FL – February 15, 2022 – Ryan Gustin came into DIRTcar Nationals with one mission— to win a race for his friend and sponsor Leon Ramirez.  The Marshalltown, IA driver accomplished that mission Tuesday at Volusia Speedway Park, holding off several challenges to grab the $7,000 payday and his first DIRTcar Nationals win.  Tears flowed from Gustin’s eyes as he...

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RING THE BELL: Dale McDowell wins emotional season-opener at Sunshine Nationals

BARBERVILLE, FL – Jan. 21, 2022 – After four months of being out of a race car, Dale McDowell got to ring a victorious bell Friday evening at Volusia Speedway Park – its significance twofold. It was a bell rung with a straw hat and a checkered flag, signifying his victory during the World of Outlaws Late Model season-opener at the Sunshine Nationals. But also, to further signify his victorio...

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